Greek Salad for your Health and Wellness

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Foodie Friday: Greek Salad Recipe


Foodie Friday:
A Greek Salad that everyone will LOVE! Top it with a feta nut cheeze or some falafel.

Salad:

1 head of romaine lettuce, rinsed & dried & chopped

2 tomatoes, diced

1 cucumber,  sliced or diced

½ cup red onion, sliced thin

1 cup raw kalamata olives – optional

½ red pepper chopped

½ green pepper chopped

1 cup of nut feta—see recipe below

¼ cup parsley, chopped

Toss all ingredients together in a bowl, except for the lettuce.  Set lettuce aside.  Make dressing.

Dressing:

¼ cup olive oil

2 Tbs lemon juice

1 Tbs apple cider vinegar

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tsp dried oregano

pinch sea salt

pinch black pepper

Whisk ingredients together & pour over veggies in a bowl.  Let it sit for 15-30 minutes.  Now toss in romaine lettuce & eat up!

Nut FETA Cheese

1 cup cashews or macadamia nuts, soaked 1-2 hours

1 Tbs lemon juice

1 tsp nutritional yeast

2 Tbs yellow onion

pinch or 2 sea salt

Blend ingredients in a food processor until creamy.  Spread out on a teflex sheet & dehydrate for 4-6 hours.  Crumble into a bowl & use as you would feta cheese.